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about where we can work together to move this country forward. >> reporter: mitt romney also called for compromise. >> at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> reporter: voters put president obama back in the white house but they also chose a divided congress, recreating the same recipe for gridlock. democrats are hanging on to the senate where majority leader harry reid says he will work with republicans but won't let them push him around. >> it's better to dance than to fight. it's better to work together. everything doesn't have to be a fight. >> reporter: republicans are keeping control of the house and speaker john boehner is standing his ground. >> you know, the american people this week didn't give us a mandate to simply do the simple thing. they elected us to lead. they gave us a mandate to work together to do the best for our country. >> reporter: both parties will have to compromise by the end
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of the year to avoid the so- called "fiscal cliff." if they don't, the country faces a rollback of tax cuts as well as big cuts to defense and social programs. and there will be little time for the winners to celebrate. next tuesday, congress convenes and the top discussion will be on that "fiscal cliff." at the white house, tara mergener cbs 5. >> mitt romney and his wife left their boston hotel this morning. their future is uncertain. romney spent the past six years running for president. what's next? the initial plan is to spend time with family. but his wife recently said he will not run again for president. there is april general consensus the 65-year-old politician was unlikely -- there is a general consensus the 65-year-old politic was unlikely to disappear from the public altogether. voters endorsed proposition 30, governor brown's plan to hike sales and income taxes to raise $6 billion to balance the state budget. so what comes next?
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cbs 5 political insider phil matier spoke with the governor today. phil. >> reporter: that's right. this is a first step, but we didn't go off the cliff but it's still a rocky road here in sacramento and for california. we're not going to see the $5.5 billion of cutbacks to k- 12. reporter: educators however say there's still more to be done. >> it wasn't about piling a bunch of new money on schools saying we are going to make new investments. it was about stopping the cuts. >> reporter: and let's not forget, the state still faces a $32 billion wall of debt from past borrowing. >> you have to make sure over the next few years that we pay our bills we invest in the right programs but we don't have the latest spending binges like we did in the days where you had the dot-com boom. >> reporter: the other news out of the election, the first time since 1933 the ruling party in this case the democrats may have won enough seats in the
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legislature to pass taxes without any republican support. >> i certainly don't intend to suggest to my colleagues that the first thing we do with our new powers is to go out and seek to raise more taxes. >> reporter: still, the governor conceded that there could be pressure put on him to restore past cuts to health, welfare and education. >> i have always said the only way to raise tax is to ask the people. >> reporter: there was a little bit of good news today in sacramento. the cal state university system says it is going to roll back and refund that last round of tuition increases thanks to the passage of proposition 30. in sacramento, phil matier, cbs 5. an up-and-coming politician took advantage of new district lines and a new nonpartisan primary system to oust a long- time east bay congressman. 31-year-old dublin city councilman eric swalwell defeated fellow democrat pete stark by 6 points last night in the election. swalwell says he is ready to
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bring new energy and ideas to washington. >> the 113th congress is the youngest most inexperienced congress and so i don't see that as a liability. i see it as an opportunity to build new partnerships and relationships. >> stark has been representing california's 13th district for nearly 4 decades. but he was running this year in the newly redrawn 15th district. it was a true lesson in sociology and politics for a group of students at san jose state university. their class project turned into the city raising its minimum wage. earlier this year, the students gathered enough support to put measure d on the ballot. and last night voters passed it with 59% of the vote. that will raise the minimum wage from 8 to $10 an hour. >> it will make a difference in my life, you know. i'll have more money for me to help myself with the rent or other bills. >> my price pretty low like around $5 for breakfast,
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probably i up the price maybe like 40 to 50 cents. >> workers in san jose can expect to get their raises early next year. and for complete coverage of campaign 2012, head to and there you can find bay area and statewide election results as well as key races from across the country. a nasty election hangover for the stock market today. the dow jones industrial average plunged 313 points. that's its worst single day of 2012. one reason for the drop, uncertainty about the political stalemate in washington. more importantly, trouble overseas. another big issue really sinking the market today is europe. we got a downgrade from the european union on growth prospects in europe for this year. and it's looking like the recession could last all the way through next year. >> apple also took a slide today. the world's largest stock hit a six-month low at $561. that's the lowest apple price
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we have seen since may 18th. analysts blame a sluggish earnings report in late october, but say the holiday shopping season will likely drive the price back up. new details tonight in the murder of a popular store owner in oakland. cbs 5 reporter da lin tells us oakland police are still getting tips a week after that killing. reporter: a week after he was killed in his cell phone store people come to the oakland metro pcs to pay their respects to marcus. >> loving person, going to be missed. he is going to be missed. >> reporter: glenda anderson stops by two to three times a day to remember her old friend of 34 years. a man she looked up to as an older brother. >> he gave us guidance, he gave us love, he gave us everything that we might have needed and . >> reporter: she is asking for help for the suspects.
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detectives have not made arrests but have gotten calls into the tip line. >> this man was loved. he did a lot for the community. he gave back. we have had a lot of community outpouring not only with information but the support of the bartley family. >> reporter: the bartley family is offering additional money on top of the current reward of $25,000 for information leading to an arrest. the family will announce at a later time how much money. while police continue to look for the killer, this east oakland community is still upset over their loss. glenda says her daily trips here are special because it's a way to cope with losing a close friend. >> it gives me a peace of mind. it gives me relief, you know what i'm saying, and then i know it's just me, him and god above. >> reporter: in east oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. jury in martinez found 49- year-old nathan burris guilty
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in the murders of his ex- girlfriend and the man she was dating. prosecutors say he gunned them both down at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza three years ago in a fit of jealous rage. a death penalty hearing set to begin tomorrow in front of the same jury. an 11-month-old baby girl is in the hospital tonight after falling out of a third- story window in fremont. this happened around 2 p.m. this afternoon on walnut avenue just south of mission boulevard. the toddler fell into some bushes before then hitting the concrete. she was flown to the hospital and no word yet on her condition. a new bay area shopping destination has everyone talking even the police. the reason officers will be on high alert for the grand opening. >> our big weather change is a three step process. that is step number one, the cloud cover. step number two is rain. step number three some snow, yeah, talking about the white stuff. find out where coming up. >> and they followed the strict parking rules.
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but their car was towed anyway. what it took for the brother and sister to get justice. ,,,,,,
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to mobile five and ken basta in richmond. ken, chevron is getting reao make repairs after august's refinery fire. "the city council passed a resolution that requires stf to review their permit app o out to mobile5 ken bastida is in richmond. chevron is getting ready to make repairs after august's refinery fire. >> reporter: it happened as you well remember, elizabeth and allen, back on august 6, that big fire. the number 4 unit, that was the crude unit that exploded and caught fire. they are still trying to figure out exactly what caused that. about 20% of the crude unit and cooling tower was destroyed and they are still investigating. they will have to replace damaged support structures, pressure vessels, tanks, pumps, piping, you name it and chevron has begun the permit process. we wanted to come down to richmond city hall get ahold of the city manager tonight and find out if they are going through that permit process. are they doing it correctly? that's what we asked bill
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lindsey. >> so the city council passed a resolution that requires the staffers to review their permit applications to employ best available control technology with respect to anything that would have to do with increasing air emissions. >> they have to upgrade to the current code. they are not allowed to go back to the way that factory was originally built and a lot of the piping thicknesses have changed. they will be required to do that. they cannot increase capacity. and any of the work they do has to be inspected not only by the city, but also by the air quality control board and the local fire department. reporting live from richmond in mobile5, i'm ken bastida. i'm juliette goodrich live in livermore at the paragon outlet. they are getting ready for the big day tomorrow and check this out. it's the last-minute rush. how police plan to handle the crowds tomorrow coming up. >> then a new revelation about what keeps cancer patients
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are even on high alert. juliette goodrich is live with how officers will be part of the big opening. >> reporter: we are going to have to deal with crowds, the police, livermore and pleasanton police and the chp joining forces. this is really getting ready before like a big party. take a look behind me. this is all of the last-minute details and you can feel the buzz of energy. right now they are unloading chairs out of all of these boxes to go in the food court just one of the many details before opening day tomorrow. reporter: the clock is ticking, finishing touches, full speed ahead. the long-awaited grand opening of this 543,000-square-foot outlet mall paragon set to open in rural livermore just one day away. >> believe it or not, two weeks ago, the place still really looked like a construction site. it was still hard hat zone. there was raw concrete and dirt everywhere. so seeing it today, it really feels like a shopping center. >> reporter: today, by
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invitation-only, some shoppers got a sneak peek with preview sales at bloomingdale's, nieman marcus and saks fifth avenue. getting that adrenaline rush because you have more open access today before everyone else? >> exactly. it's great to very' preview so you know exactly where the great finds are and to be able to get the good deals. >> reporter: 130 stores offering deals up to 70% off. these are nice. >> so they are 220 and i got them for 99. >> reporter: the clock is particular. are you guys going to be ready? >> uhm, i think so. we have been ready to work the whole night. >> reporter: traffic enforcement in full force for the capacity crowd expected along busy interstate 580. >> so we're doing as much as we can to get people off of 580 and through the property and into parking so that it doesn't back up. >> reporter: some of the retailers prada, armany, banana republic, and a food court. some have been waiting to open since 2007 with their franchise
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operations. you think it would happen today? >> we lost hope last year but they decided they are going to do it, i think our economy is improving and they finally did it. i'm happy. >> reporter: and those who didn't have a shopping invitation today decided to do a site preview bringing along some friends. >> betsy, wetski and squirrely whirly. >> they like to shop and they like high-end items. >> reporter: so i have learned that dogs, well behaved dogs, are allowed to shop. opening day 10 a.m. tomorrow with champagne and confetti ceremony. will they be ready? they say they will n livermore, i'm juliette goodrich, cbs 5. they park their car follow the rules but still it was a months long battle after their car was towed. tonight cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains what they had to do to get justice. reporter: exhausted and anxious, the chang family waits outside the san francisco courtroom. >> i just couldn't figure out
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what we did wrong and that's what ate away at me. >> reporter: it's been six months when their dodd suggested brian drive their sister to the mall and walk the two blocks to the school so jenny had access to the car while shopping. instead it was towed. even though park something for patrons of the mall. >> i showed i had receipts that i was in the mall at the time. >> reporter: they refused to refund the $325 tow. >> even though your daughter went to the mall she have been the operator of the vehicle. >> that doesn't make sense. >> reporter: it doesn't make sense to consumer attorney and smalls claim just every judge al anolik either. stonestown is saying they should have switched seats before parking. >> of course they're wrong. this is stupid! no court is going to accept that. >> reporter: after our first story air stonestown decided to off them a gift card, after
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five months and countless hours spent on e-mails and trips to the management office to be turned away without even the courtesy of a conversation. >> they are going from negligence and messing up to possible punitive damages by covering up. >> reporter: and anolik says that entitles them up to 4 times the cost of the tow which brings us here to small claims court. it took a court order but the changes finally got their face- to-face meeting with stonestown management which opted to settle the case in mediation instead of open court so they could keep the payout private. >> do not mention anything that happened at the mediation. >> reporter: even though we'll never know how much they got, it's clear david beat goliath once again. >> you're satisfied with the resolution of your complaint? >> yes, we are. >> reporter: stonestown still won't comment or allow the changes to reveal the terms of the settlement but we know they went to court asking for two times the tow plus compensation for missed work. if you have a consumer complaint, go to >> worth the fight.
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>> sure is. >> thank you. developing news out of guatemala. at least 39 people are dead after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake. the quake struck off the southwest coast of guatemala this morning shaking buildings as far away as mexico city. reports indicate that the dead are from the mountain village of san marcos. the village is 80 miles from the epicenter. it suffered the most damage including 30 collapsed homes. recovery in the northeast thrown a curve. a nor'easter threatening the area with a repeat of some of the misery that superstorm sandy brought last week. snow is already falling heavily in connecticut and north new jersey. the rain, wet snow, strong wind will certainly setback the clean-up damage from sandy. thousands of people in the low- lying neighborhoods have been warned to clear out again. cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help victims of hurricane sandy. tomorrow, we will be asking all you viewers to join us and donate. our special hotline will be open running from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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what's happening in the bay area can't compare to what's happening on the east coast but we are seeing a cooling trend. >> it's significant because we had record highs yesterday. san jose and concord hit a record high 80 degrees. the next several days we will be lucky to make it to 60 degrees. big change. here's a peek outside right now. the clouds rolled into the bay early this afternoon. and they have stuck around all day. and now even in our inland communities the mount diablo cam can't see the mountain now because the clouds have pushed inland. 60 for concord. 59 livermore. santa rosa 57. downtown san francisco and san jose coming in at 60. no rain yet. there will be some showers moving in tomorrow. there will be snow in the sierra. winter weather advisory there. three to seven inches of new snowfal by friday morning. snow levels dropping to 3500 feet means a few of the highest peaks right here in the bay area may see a rain-
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snow mix on friday. mount st. helena, rahamim and mount mount hamilton and mount diablo may see a dusting of snow. we had high pressure over top that's been shoved out by this area of low pressure which arrives tomorrow with the front giving us some showers but the story isn't the rainfall, it's the drop in temperature because after the front moves through friday, most of you will not hit 60. saturday barely into the 60s. and even on sunday, we'll only make the low to mid-60s. so from the 80s to primarily the 50s in short order. so scattered showers arrive tomorrow afternoon. highs will barely make it into the 60s. and we will see that snow, yes, snow-rain mix the our highest peaks coming up on friday. so check the highs tomorrow. downtown san francisco, 58. san jose, 59. should be up near 70. livermore 61 degrees. give or take 60 degrees is a good bet just about everywhere. redwood city 60. milpitas 59. we'll have a high of 61 for
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walnut creek. antioch 60. pleasanton 61. vallejo 60. petaluma 59. mill valley 60. alameda 61. everybody with scattered showers coming up tomorrow. showers continue on friday upper 50s. showers continue saturday morning, only the low 60s. then we clear out. we'll be rain-free on sunday. sunshine, low to mid-60s. then for the top of next week veterans day highs in the mid- to upper 60s but chilly with showers in the next couple of days. we'll be right back. ,,,, woman: oh! tully's. how do you always have my favorite coffee?
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prescribed class of drugs prescribed class of drugs worldwide. they're good for cholesterol and good for the heart. now a new study statins are the most commonly prescribed class of drugs worldwide good for alcohol and the heart. now a new study says statins might help fight cancer. dr. kim takes a look. reporter: like millions of americans, ted joe takes a statin every day. >> i eat a lot of good stuff. i think that's why. so i'm thanking god for lipitor. >> reporter: statins are used to lower alcohol and help
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protect the heart. new research suggests statins might do more. they might stop cancer in its tracks. >> wow. >> reporter: they were less likely to die from their cancer. >> that's really interesting. that's good. >> reporter: in the study, researchers looked at nearly 300,000 cancer patients in denmark and compared those who were on statins before getting cancer to those who had never taken the drug. they found across all cancer types statin users live longer. one theory, that cancer needs cholesterol to grow and that these drugs choke off the supply. >> it's a very interesting study. the results are quite provocative. >> reporter: ucsf cancer epidemiologist dr. june chan says the findings are good news for cancer patients who are already taking statins but it's in the a reason to start. >> this study should probably be confirmed. >> reporter: some experts believe heart disease and cancer, even diabetes, may all be driven early on by the same problem, chronic inflammation. there is a growing interest in looking at other common
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medications that might fight cancer. >> aspirin may provide benefit not only for heart disease but also for cancer, specifically colon cancer. >> reporter: scientists hope to learn more about statins and cancer. until then, statins will continue to help the heart. >> i'm able to eat what i want to eat. i haven't missed a meal yet. >> reporter: i should add that the best way to prevent cancer and reduce heart disease is, guess what, eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly and don't smoke. >> moderation in everything else. >> moderation in everything. >> thank you. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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for the 6:00 news. three strikes doesn't equalt anymore. but n i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for eyewitness news at 6:00. 3 strikes does not equal at least 25 years in prison anymore. now that california voters passed prop 36, how will that change our criminal justice system? what's taking money matters out of the hands of politicians? , the bay area city or the public will help decide where their tax dollars are spent from now on. that and more at 6:00. >> thank you. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" and some great post-election coverage is next. >> remember the latest news and weather are always on captions by: caption colorado

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